Birmingham eye El Hamdaoui loan deal but must shift costly Zigic first
Chris Hughton is interested in signing Ajax striker Mounir El Hamdaoui on loan – if he can shift Nikola Zigic off his wage bill.
Zigic is costing Birmingham City 50,000-a-week and has been offered to Espanyol until the end of the season.
El Hamdaoui has been a target for Fulham and West Ham in recent months.
Megabucks: Nikola Zigic (right) earns 50k per week at Birmingham
He was at formerly contracted to Spurs, and has not played this season for the Dutch club following a fall-out with manager Frank De Boer.